Italy Just Sent Two Planes With Aid & Fire-Fighters To Lebanon

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In quick response to the powerful explosions that took place in yesterday, is sending humanitarian .

According to its Department of Civil Protection, just sent two C130 Air Force aircraft carrying eight tons of medical equipment and firefighting teams to support and assist the citizens of .

The firefighters are specialized in NBCR (Nuclear, Biological, Chemical, and Radiological) environments and are experts in assessing damages to the buildings impacted by the blast.

The operation was ordered by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, in collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.

During times of tragedy, it is hopeful to see nations come together to each other’s aid. When the coronavirus swept over , was able to stand by its side.

Now, is doing the same in rushing to help. As stands today, it needs all the help it can get, and many friendly countries are offering support, such as , Russia, Poland, , Kuwait, and The Netherlands.

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